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Ross Dawson - Collaboration must support individual aspirations

Ross Dawson - Collaboration must support individual aspirations

I think it depends very much on the context. I don’t think there is any easy, one-size-fits-all plan to improve collaboration. It depends on the industry, on the amount of pressure on the industry and the profitability in terms of the culture of the organization, in terms of the demographic profile. There’s a whole array of different things. But certainly I suppose, one of the things that would be consistent across that is a compelling vision of what the organization can[...]
Ross Dawson - Collaboration and Competition

Ross Dawson - Collaboration and Competition

I don’t think it’s new to recognize that we are -- there are always spaces that we collaborate, there are always spaces that we compete. And so the distinction between the two is always evolving particularly as I mentioned, if we move into business ecosystems then there are some quite different dynamics around the, where those spaces of collaboration lie and where does spaces of competition lie. So this, I think there are some actually some quite simple strategic questions that[...]
Ross Dawson - Collaboration and Ecosystems

Ross Dawson - Collaboration and Ecosystems

I think collaboration is part of being human and it is the old business in fact sort of collaboration. People don’t enter business transactions unless they both feel that they benefit in some way. Every business transaction is a form of collaboration. So what is beginning to change is that the... You know we went through a period where organizations started to become very distinct in how they work and separated from their business environment to a significant degree. So now[...]